When your lover kisses your throat or the skin behind your ear, this pair of nerves helps you feel it. If a doctor tickles certain spots in your throat with a cotton swab, it causes you to gag. When you eat, it helps food move through your digestive tract.Why should you care, though, about the vagus nerve? After all, it doesn’t sound as exciting as Vegas.If you have certain illnesses or symptoms, a poorly functioning vagus nerve could be the culprit; that’s particularly true of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. This nerve is the longest cranial nerve in the body, running from the brain stem to the colon and affecting many organs in the body.The good news is that you can take simple actions to stimulate your vagus nerve to function better. This information can be especially important for people with treatment-resistant depression; vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) seems to reset chemical imbalances in the mood centers of the brain.In this easy-to-follow guide you understand the vagus nerve, the autonomic nervous system (ANS), and polyvagal theory. The book explains how vagus nerve stimulation works and examines the nerve in relation to:Fatigue Stress and anxiety Epilepsy Depression, ADHD, and other cognitive issues Weight management Cardiovascular disease Roemheld syndrome Parkinson’s disease Intestinal issues and gastroparesis disease This version contains three chapters more about the vagus nerve in depression management and specific advices to unleash the power of this important nerve. Useful for bodyworkers, caregivers, psychotherapists, as well as anyone who experiences the symptoms of chronic stress and depression, this book shows how you can bring the body into the state of wellness that activates its innate capacity to heal.It’s your body, the only one you have. Don’t let a busy life or other excuses keep you from unde 1. Language: English. Narrator: Josh Mclean, Kelly Ryan Wilmoth. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/190221/bk_acx0_190221_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Roemheld syndrome (RS), also known as Roemheld-Techlenburg-Ceconi-Syndrome or gastric-cardia, is a complex of gastrocardiac symptoms first described by Ludwig Roemheld (1871 1938). It is a syndrome where maladies in the gastrointestinal tract or abdomen trigger/cause cardiac symptoms. There is rarely a traceable cardiac source to the symptoms which may lead to a lengthy period of misdiagnosis. Roemheld syndrome is characterized strictly by abdominal maladies triggering reflexes in the heart. There are a number of pathways through which cardiac reflexes can occur: hormones, mechanical, neurological and immunological.